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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

Up-to-date information can be found elsewhere in Te Ara.



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With so much activity in New Zealand archaeology, it is impossible to single out and describe a few examples. Most of the research is described in the publications listed below, to which the interested reader is referred.

by Lawrence James Paul, B.SC., Fisheries Division, Marine Department, Wellington.

  • The Moa Hunter Period of Maori Culture, Duff, R. (1956)
  • Anthropology in the South Seas, Freeman, J. D., and Geddes, W. R. (1959)
  • A Handbook to Field Recording in New Zealand, Golson, J., and Green, R. C. (1958)
  • Journal of the Polynesian Society (Quarterly) (1892–)
  • N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter (Quarterly) (1958–).